"The Scholastic Art and Writing Awards Ceremony will be held at Carnegie Hall on June 9th. This event celebrates the achievements of the national winners of the Scholastic Competition. This is the fifth year that Elisabeth Morrow students have participated and won awards. For four years in a row we have had national winners, which is a remarkable achievement the national winners are the top 1% of the total number of entrants. This year about 1,000 students will receive silver and gold medals.
We have two students who will receive national gold medals for collections of poetry, Emily Gruber, a 7th grade student, and Phoebe Gennardo, an 8th grade student. I will also be at the ceremony and will be fortunate enough to receive a medal as well. Last year Scholastic started honoring the teachers with medals and the chance to participate. As an added bonus this year, my daughter, Elena, will also be receiving a gold medal." ~Mrs. Nicolaou (Photo: M. Malmstrom)